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Eligible Countries (List Revised as of September 2012)

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Benin
  • Belarus
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzogovina
  • Brazil
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia 
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos*
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macedonia
  • Malawi
  • Maldives**
  • Mali
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia 
  • Mozambique
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and
    the Grenadines
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor Leste
  • Tunisia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • West Bank-Gaza
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

In addition to bilateral projects involving researchers from any of the eligible developing countries listed above working in partnership with NSF-funded U.S. collaborators, PEER Science also encourages trilateral partnerships. Such trilateral projects would include participants from two different PEER Science-eligible countries working in a South-South partnership with an NSF-funded researcher from the United States.
 
*Applicants from Laos are only eligible to submit proposals under the special topical focus area on Biodiversity Research in the Lower Mekong, and not on any other topics.
 
**Applicants from the Maldives are only eligible to submit proposals under the special topical focus area on Maldives Climate Change Adaptation, and not on any other topics